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1974 Hermes 705 Serial # 2521551 1974 Hermes 705 typewriter, Serial # 2521551 Roland Rytz's 1974 Hermes 705 typewriter. 2021-06-27 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Roland Rytz: 1974 Hermes 705 Serial # 2521551 I spotted this Hermes 705 L in a second-hand store in Bern, Switzerland.

1974 Hermes 705 #2521551

Status: Sightings
Hunter: Roland Rytz (draemmli)
Created: 06-27-2021 at 04:05AM
Last Edit: 06-27-2021 at 04:10AM


Description:

I spotted this Hermes 705 L in a second-hand store in Bern, Switzerland.

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Behind it on the left is an IBM Executive.
Behind it on the left is an IBM Executive.


The "Office Moderne" store in Sion, Valais seems to have existed for quite a while: I found an ad from them in a 1948 newspaper.
The "Office Moderne" store in Sion, Valais seems to have existed for quite a while: I found an ad from them in a 1948 newspaper.



I like the faux-leather design.
I like the faux-leather design.

Mechanical / Final inspection: 10. 11. 82 -- Workshop head: [signature] -- Workshop warranty: 16. 11. 82
Mechanical / Final inspection: 10. 11. 82 -- Workshop head: [signature] -- Workshop warranty: 16. 11. 82

Serial number 2521551.
Serial number 2521551.



Hunter: Roland Rytz (draemmli)

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Located in Bern, Switzerland.

My typewriter obsession started when I inherited my grandfather's Brother CE-25 and quickly spiralled out of control from there.

I love any technology that conveys information, from typewriters to railway split-flap displays (as seen in my avatar).



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